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This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tween" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
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Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Children, Tween, Teen, Family
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Description:
HAMILTON TRIVIA Do you think you know HAMILTON? Put it to the test! HAMILTON TRIVIA game on Monday, March 8 at 4:00 p.m. will test your knowledge about the hit Broadway musical HAMILTON. Prizes for the top 3 winners! This program is f...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
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Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Age Group: Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Grades 6-12: DIG USA Chess is partnering with the West Hartford Libraries Teen Department to run a beginner chess program that will practice once a week through Zoom. The students will learn the basics and then gradually learn tactics ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
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Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Author Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 78
Description:
THIS PROGRAM IS A VIRTUAL-ONLY EVENT. REGISTER BELOW BY LEAVING YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS TO RECEIVE LOGIN AND CALL-IN INSTRUCTIONS (SENT TO YOU ONE DAY BEFORE THE PROGRAM).  Fiction at the Barricades: Stories to Defend Democracy...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
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Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library
Age Group: Children, Preschool
Program Type: Performing Arts - Music/Theatre
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 93
Description:
SING ME A FAIRYTALE with Michele Urban My Music Room presents Sing Me a Fairytale with Michele Urban in “What Really Happened to the Three Little Pigs”! This is a musical storytelling, interactive singing, dancing, and imaginative rhythm activitie...
This event is in the "Tween" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Age Group: Tween, Teen
Description:
Teen Advisory Board 2020-2021 online meeting.  ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Resume Reboot (Virtual)

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Description:
On Wednesday, March 10 at 5:00pm, Brainfuse will present a RESUME WORKSHOP hosted by Ashley Watkins, a Nationally Certified Résumé Writer (NCRW) and Nationally Certified Online Profile Expert (NCOPE). This a free workshop geared to the public. T...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
THIS PROGRAM IS A VIRTUAL-ONLY EVENT. REGISTER BELOW BY LEAVING YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS TO RECEIVE LOGIN AND CALL-IN INSTRUCTIONS (SENT TO YOU ONE DAY BEFORE THE PROGRAM).  In this class, we'll be using fresh, whole-food ingred...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

WH Fiction Writers (NWL)

7:00pm - 8:45pm
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Writing Group
Description:
  WEST HARTFORD FICTION WRITERS HAVE GONE VIRTUAL! FOR INFORMATION ON HOW TO ACCESS MEETINGS VIA ZOOM, EMAIL: fiction@westhartfordlibrary.org   Library-sponsored fiction writers' group for adults meets monthly on the second Th...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Cookbook Club (Virtual)

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Description:
Do you enjoy trying new recipes? Do you like tasting new things and discussing them with others? Then come to one of our Cookbook Club events! Come to the program on that specific date with your prepared dish and come ready to discuss your experie...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Description:
THE ATLANTIC monthly magazine discussion has gone VIRTUAL. For information on how to participate via ZOOM please email the library at: atlantic@westhartfordlibrary.org. THE ATLANTIC discussion group meets on the 3rd TUESDAY most months a...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 57
Description:
THIS PROGRAM IS A VIRTUAL-ONLY EVENT. REGISTER BELOW BY LEAVING YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS TO RECEIVE LOGIN AND CALL-IN INSTRUCTIONS (SENT TO YOU ONE DAY BEFORE THE PROGRAM).  The West Hartford Public Library welcomes the extraord...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Teen Room
Age Group: Teen
Description:
Grades 6-12: The West Hartford Libraries would like to participate in the 2021 March Madness Library Chess Tournament presented by Team DIG USA. In order to take part, we a team of six players (intermediate level) and 1 alternate. >>>...

Library Board Meeting

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library BOARD ROOM
Description:
Monthly Board Meeting.  All are welcome and advance registration is optional.  During the pandemic the meetings will be held virtually.  ...
This event is in the "Tween" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Age Group: Tween, Teen
Description:
Teen Advisory Board 2020-2021 online meeting.  ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Description:
THIS PROGRAM IS A VIRTUAL-ONLY EVENT. REGISTER BELOW BY LEAVING YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS TO RECEIVE LOGIN AND CALL-IN INSTRUCTIONS (SENT TO YOU ONE DAY BEFORE THE PROGRAM).  Join Naturalist John Root to learn about the role of p...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Teen Room
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Performing Arts - Music/Theatre
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
Description:
Grades 6-12: Join us for fun and interactive Zoom improv workshops presented by Hartford's professional comedy company: Sea Tea Improv! Register for one or both dates with your e-mail and you will receive a Zoom link 24 hours before the eve...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library MEETING ROOM
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group, Performing Arts - Music/Theatre
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Description:
MONDAY - West Hartford Libraries and the Capital Classics Theatre Company team up to bring you the Shakespeare Book Club monthly. Join Capital Classics Artistic Associate and Professor of Theatre Geoffrey Sheehan in discussions of Shakespeare's great...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group, Performing Arts - Music/Theatre
Description:
  The SHAKESPEARE BOOK CLUB has gone VIRTUAL (until further notice)! FOR INFORMATION ON ACCESSING OUR 2020-2021 SEASON via ZOOM, please EMAIL: bard@westhartfordlibrary.org Virtual programs by Capital Classics Theatre Compan...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Online Events
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group
Description:
Join us on the first Tuesday evening of each month to discuss great books. If you are interested in joining, please contact Andrew Piro, apiro@westhartfordct.gov. ...
This event is in the "Tween" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Age Group: Tween, Teen
Description:
Teen Advisory Board 2020-2021 online meeting.  ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 86
Description:
Many Americans assume that their taxes in retirement will stay the same or go down. Unfortunately for most this may not be the case. Historical federal tax rates have been as high as 91% in the 50’s, 70% in the 70’s, and 50% in the 80’s. Upon retirem...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library Teen Room
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Author Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
Grades 6-12: Join us for a Zoom visit with local author Sam Taylor, who will discuss her new YA novel We Are the Fire (Macmillan, February 16, 2021). Hear an excerpt of the book, learn about her writing and publishing journey, and take part...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Noah Webster Library
Room: Noah Webster Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Lecture/Workshop, Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
What you will learn: In this workshop, you will learn the basics of hand lettering using everyday writing tools such as pencils and markers. If you’ve never drawn letters before - no worries, as this workshop is tailored for beginners! We will bre...